Around 800 professors, scientists, college and school students as well as general public marched from Kalabhavan Maidan to Patil Puttappa Sabha Bhavan. Dr.Iqbal Shaik (Renowned Cardiologist and Physician) flagged off the march. Prof.M.I.Savadatti (Former VC of Mangalore University), presided over the hall meeting at Patil puttappa Sabbha Bhavan. Prof.M.I.Savadatti was also the Advisor to the Karnataka state organising panel for the India March for Science initiative. Dr.Chandragirish (Principal, Vidya Nidhi PU College, Raichur also State Vice-President, Breakthrough Science Society) and Dr.Gopal Dabde (President, All India Drug Action Network) spoke on the occasion.